ASSAULTED

  • BSP MP Dhananjay Singh acquitted in rape case 11 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh was on Friday acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of raping and criminally intimidating a woman after the alleged victim turned hostile. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal freed Singh, a former MP from Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, noting that the 42-year-old woman...
  • SC directs Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation to Manorama's mother Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh to the mother of Manipuri girl Thangjam Manorama, who was killed by Assam Rifles personnel in 2004. A bench comprising justices T S Thakur and P C Ghosh said that the compensation amount has to be...
  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer Yesterday

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • Year 2014: Sexual assault of school girls, terror blot on Karnataka 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: India scripting space history with its mission to Mars in its maiden attempt marked the high point of variegated developments from Karnataka during 2014 that also saw a resurgent BJP and rising sexual assaults of minor girls in schools with the year ending on a terror tinge. In a...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents 3 days ago

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • Bill Cosby's wife Camille defends him from sexual assault 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Bill Cosby's wife Camille has broken her silence and slammed sexual assault accusations made against her husband. Camille in a statement compared the scandal surrounding her husband to an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, reported Ace Showbiz. "I met my husband, Bill Cosby, in 1963, and we...
  • Despite ban, medical books continue to propagate two-finger test to detect rape 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Medical examination of rape survivors has been in question for a long time. Especially the two-finger test which involves the doctor inserting two or more fingers in the vagina of the rape survivor to test for the presence of hymen and the laxity of the vagina. For long, the...
  • Chennai: Men stare, stalk undercover reporter in jeans in broad daylight 4 days ago

    In a small experiment, an undercover reporter takes to the Ranganathan street, one of the busiest markets in Chennai, to do a status check of women's safety on the roads. "It is 11 in the morning and most shops have just opened. I am wearing a long top and jeans....
  • Concept of pseudo 'safety' making the world unsafe for women 6 days ago

    New Delhi: I bare my heart out on a topic, us, the women of India, have often had to confront at some point in our lives. A dichotomy the familiar words "You Are A Girl" meant to protect us, at most times said with good intentions, are actually the...
  • Delhi rape: Chennai authorities start cab drivers' verification December 12, 2014

    After the Delhi rape case, Chennai Police have also begun a verification process of taxi operators and have asked cab companies to maintain a database of drivers and to conduct background checks. ...
  • Delhi rape: Driver Shiv Kumar Yadav admits to sexually assaulting several women coming from Gurgaon malls December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, who is accused of raping a 25-year-old woman, on Thursday admitted to have sexually assaulted many women, said sources. The accused has revealed that he targeted women who took cab from Gurgaon malls to Delhi. Yadav's admission came during his interrogation by the...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cabs suspends its services in national capital December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In the latest development in Delhi rape case Uber cabs has suspended its services in Delhi on Thursday evening. Earlier in the week the Delhi government had issued a notification banning the Uber cabs in Delhi-NCR after one of its driver was arrested for raping a 25-year-old women....
  • WB Deputy Speaker assaults residents of an apartment over a non-functioning lift December 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Deputy Speaker of West Bengal Assembly and Trinamool leader Sonali Guha caught on tape threatening and manhandling residents of an apartment in Howrah. This incident happened in the Golabari PS area of Howrah early on Thursday morning. The CCTV footage reveals that Guha called herself "the chief minister"...
  • Delhi rape: Police recover driver's iPhone given by Uber December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The case against Uber cab driver into the Delhi rape incident will get a boost as the iPhone that was given to him by the cab service provider has been recovered by police. In a related development, Uber's double talk over the verification of drivers' credentials has come...
  • After Delhi rape, service providers stress on need for psychometric tests on drivers December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After protests over the horrific rape of a young woman by an Uber driver, cab providers are finally waking up to the need to ensure better safety for women. Traditional cab service providers are also planning to make regular calls to women passengers travelling alone at night to...
  • Delhi rape: Uber didn't act on accused despite past complaints, says not sure if its drivers are verified December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: While the rape case against Uber driver Shiv Kumar Yadav is already under investigation, past cases of sexual assault against the accused have also come to the fore. Another young woman Nidhi Shah has now came forward saying she had complained against him just two weeks ago, but...
  • Delhi rape: Another woman says she complained about the Uber driver December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The sexual assault case filed by the women against the Uber cab driver is not the first complaint by a woman passenger against the driver. Another young woman Nidhi Shah has now came forward saying she had complained against him earlier this month but the Uber officials took...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories December 9, 2014

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  • Delhi rape: Accused Uber cab driver a serial offender, says police December 9, 2014

    "In 2003, 2006 and 2013 Shiv Kumar Yadav was arrested and chargesheet filed. He is a criminal and has been at home for a year," said Superintendent of Police (SP) Mainpuri talking about the accused in the Delhi rape case. ...
  • Nirbhaya to Veera: Has anything changed on the ground in 2 years? December 9, 2014

    After the horrific December 16, 2012 gangrape of a paramedical student by six men in a moving bus in Delhi to the recent rape incident by a cab driver in Delhi has anything changed on ground, a question that still need an answer. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver booked in several other cases in the last 8 years December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. ...
  • News 360: Delhi rape accused faces many cases of sexual assault December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. In 2011, Yadav spent...
  • 2 years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, safety apps for women come as boon December 9, 2014

    After the horrific December 16, 2012 gangrape of a paramedical student by six men in a moving bus in Delhi, many mobile phone companies and private groups launched safety apps for women. All such apps claim to have several features which can prove to be very useful if a person...
  • Delhi rape: Uber driver a serial offender, booked in more sexual assault and molestation cases December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. In...
  • Uber officials to be questioned in Delhi rape case December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Officials of international taxi-booking service Uber will be questioned by police for the second consecutive day today in connection with the alleged rape of a 27-year-old finance company executive by its driver. Uber's General Manager (Marketing) Gagan Bhatia, who claims to be the in-charge of the company's India operations,...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver Yadav confesses to crime but shows no remorse December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav has confessed to raping the 25-year-old finance professional in a cab on Friday night. However, sources say that the Yadav showed no remorse for his act. Meanwhile, city's top police officials including the police chief have been called by the NSA to...
  • Rules for radio taxi services outdated, no guidelines for app-based taxis in India December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent rape case allegedly by a Uber cab driver has raised the issue of security in the radio cabs which until now were believed to be safe. The radio cabs in India are governed by guidelines framed by the Transport department. The norms framed by the government...
  • Delhi rape: Is travelling in cabs safe anymore? December 8, 2014

    Delhi has been shaken, once again. This after a 25-year-old finance executive was raped inside a cab provided by Uber. The accused has been sent to three-day police custody. But some serious questions have been raised with this ghastly incident. How cab driver get a police certificate after being acquitted...
  • Gurgaon: Cab driver rapes woman professional December 6, 2014

    Delhi: In an appalling incident, a 25-year-old woman professional working with an MNC in Gurgaon was on Friday allegedly raped by a cab driver. In her police complaint, the victim has said that she left for a dinner from her Gurgaon office at 7 pm. On her way back home, she...
  • Take Rs 50,000 and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl December 4, 2014

    Patna: A panchayat in Bihar has ordered a girl, who was raped by four brothers and is now seven months pregnant, to take Rs 50,000 and undergo an abortion, police said on Thursday. "The victim along with her mother and informed me that four brothers of her village raped her seven...